Location, Location, Location – Langford Lakes

Langford Lakes Nature Reserve  by Peter Hanscomb Langford Lakes nature reserve comprises four lakes , a stretch of the river Wylye and a water meadow was purchased by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in 2001. The lakes and surrounding land was the site of a former gravel works during the 1960s / 1970s and the process of [...]

Jo Angell – The Stonechat

The Stonechat by Jo Angell So for the month of February my calendar the photo shows off the beautiful Stonechat. The Stonechat - a striking little bird and similar in size to the Robin. The male being the most striking in colour with a rusty red breast, a darker blackish head and legs. The male [...]

Jo Angell – The Waxwing

The Waxwing by Jo Angell My first image takes pride of place and features in my calendar for the month of January. The waxwing, a starling sized bird with a prominent and distinctive crest with colourful markings. They travel over from Scandinavia in the winter and feast on the berries particularly rowan and hawthorn. Last [...]

British Mammal List

        N American Mink.   Mustela vison N Badger.   Meles meles - Meet the Model N Feral Cat.   Felis catus N Fox.   Vulpes vulpes - Meet the Model  N Otter.   Lutra lutra - Meet the Model  N Polecat.   Mustela putorius N Stoat.   Mustela erminea N  Weasel.   [...]

Bob’s Blog – To Photoshop or Not ?

To Photoshop or not to Photoshop by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk A question I am often asked at Camera Clubs when I give a talk – “ to Photoshop or not to Photoshop”. This is a very difficult and some would say controversial topic which I believe is unfortunately often treated [...]